Adjunct Instructor - 49273

UMKC Volker Campus
Nov 13, 2020
Position Type
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Job Title: Adjunct Instructor - 49273
Location: UMKC Volker Campus
Full/Part Time: Part-Time
Job ID: 34925
Hiring Department

College of Arts & Sciences, Department of History

Job Description

The Department of History is seeking an adjunct instructor to develop and teach two Jewish Studies courses in Spring 2021: one general education Jewish Studies course for undergraduate students from across UMKC and one upper-level history elective on the Jewish experience in America.

Minimum Qualifications
  • Master of Arts in Jewish Studies
  • Familiarity with various online delivery platforms
  • Previous teaching experience
Full Time/Part Time

This is a half-time, term, non-tenure-accruing position. Appointment period is for the semester with consideration for reappointment.

Application Instructions

The University requires that we maintain an official copy of your higher education transcripts. An official copy of your transcript reflecting the highest degree earned must be sent to the Department of History, attention Hannah Hohenstein-Flack, 203 Cockefair Hall, 5121 Rockhill Road, Kansas City, MO 64110. An electronic version of your official transcript may be submitted to [email protected].

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